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NAR: Cheap mortgage rates are improving home affordability | 2019-08-15

The cheapest financing in almost three years is making it easier for Americans to buy homes. The Housing Affordability Index from the National Association...
Redfin/ Q2 home prices

Newly-built home prices fall as builders try to meet demand for more affordable housing...

In the second quarter of 2019, the nation’s home-sale prices for newly built homes fell 0.5% from 2018 levels. This means U.S. home-sale...
Real estate startup Flyhomes secures $141 million and promises to buy your house | 2019-08-15

Real estate startup Flyhomes secures $141 million and promises to buy your house |...

Flyhomes, the four-year-old real estate startup that lets people make cash offers on homes while they work to secure a mortgage, announced a...
Fannie Orig

Why the boost lenders get from lower mortgage rates may have limits

While the recent rate-driven boom in production is heartening for lenders, the limited response when it comes to home purchases is a concern.On...
Atlanta

Metro Atlanta home sales flat since last year, but prices rise

Sales activity in the metro Atlanta housing market has chilled this summer, but prices continue to rise steadily, according to a report released...
Homebuilder sentiment high

Homebuilder sentiment matches 2019 high, but outlook weakens

Sentiment among homebuilders rose in August to match its 2019 high as mortgage rates tumbled, though a weaker outlook signaled concern that any...
This city is the nation's hottest housing market right now | 2019-05-28

Homebuilder optimism rises in August, but not enough to dispel affordability concerns | 2019-08-15

Although homebuilder confidence rose one point to 66 in August, market affordability continues to threaten future growth, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells...
Freddie Mac - Mortgage Rates August 15

Freddie Mac: Despite economic headwinds, mortgage rates hold steady at 3.6% | 2019-08-15

This week, the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage held steady from one week prior, averaging 3.6%. This rate sits significantly lower than its 2018 average...
Minnesota homes

Lower mortgage rates lead to a refinance rush in the Twin Cities

There's a silver lining to the recent economic turbulence: Mortgage rates have tumbled in recent weeks, triggering a rush to refinance and a...
Oakland, Calif.

Oakland on course to create more new housing units than S.F. in 2019

Builders in Oakland are on course to create more new housing units than San Francisco this year, a notable role reversal for a...

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